Skill Building for Family Historians


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Our courses and workshops cover a range of topics, all designed to give you essential information and strategies to build your skills and conduct your family history research in a logical and successful way.

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Our live virtual courses can be taken anywhere in the world, giving you a cross-cultural perspective and the opportunity to network with people from around the globe.

Our highly-respected and experienced educators provide advanced learning opportunities to take your family history research skills to the next level.

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Choose one of our upcoming courses and take your genealogy skills to another level!

Navigating the AI

Discover where AI can take you in the Navigating the AI Frontier series. Fiona Brooker and Andrew Redfern lead three practical workshops, showcasing AI tools and techniques set to transform your family history research.

Advanced Genealogical Writing Skills

In this six-session masterclass, Tom Jones takes you through processes involved in making informed choices about document setup in genealogical writing so that the right message is sent to readers.

Discover the Power of Spreadsheets!

Did you know that spreadsheets are one of the most versatile tools you can use in your family history research? Join Fiona Brooker and learn how to organise your research objectives, outline research questions, and systematically track your progress.

The ABCs of Numbering Your Genealogy

Tom Jones provides an in-depth exploration of the three primary numbering systems used to structure and organize family histories. This course is pivotal for anyone delving into the study of genealogy, as it teaches how to use numbers to create clear, coherent compilations of family histories.

DNA: Chromosome

In this workshop, Michelle Leonard will explain all you need to know to be successful with chromosome mapping - from understanding DNA segment data, to populating your chromosome map and using it to help make family history breakthroughs.

Design Mastery: Professional Resources using Canva

This specialised workshop with Cathie Sherwood is tailored for anyone looking to enhance their branding and educational materials using Canva. The workshop offers an invaluable opportunity to become a creative designer, crafting visually striking and professionally polished products.

What people are saying about Family History Academy

Thanks so much for all your work in putting together such great programs with so many well-respected instructors.

Melanie H

I never write thank you notes after webinars or classes, (maybe I should). But I just had to write and tell you what an outstanding event the workshop was. I learned so much, and really enjoyed the hands on exercises.

Juanita B

The Essential Speaker Skills Workshop is a fabulously informative course.
Learning new facets of the speaking world stretched me and made me appreciative of the endless hours of preparation required.

Sharron G